The federal sector continues to grow and expand. This new edition offers job seekers all of the tools necessary to land a high paying civil service job. The federal government is this country's largest employer with just under 3,000,000 civilian workers averaging $81,258 a year in salary, not counting attractive benefits. Discover where the jobs are, how to apply, and most importantly where to find them. This totally revised and updated edition includes numerous resources for exploring careers and locating job vacancies nationwide and overseas. Readers will find a comprehensive federal application guide with sample resumes and the 11th edition is totally updated throughout and interspersed with the author's and editor's personal perspectives gained from a combined 100 years of government service. Jobs will be available at thousands of locations and in hundreds of occupations, entry level to professional. Few employers can match the wide range of career opportunities and job security that government offers.